Antiwar activists are condemning NATO’s decision, saying it “will not make the world safer.”
Instead of containing China, the U.S. should pursue a policy that restores some measure of planetary balance.
As Western powers continue to pour weapons into the region, critics argue that diplomacy is the only way to end the war.
Congress values “militarism and defense contractors over a livable future,” said one analyst.
Policymakers are not concerned with security for the vast majority of the world’s population, says Noam Chomsky.
This would likely be the largest cut to the defense budget ever seen in a single year.
AFRICOM regards itself as sleek and deadly effective, but operations resemble previous neocolonial interventions.
Amnesty International says more than 600 civilians have been killed in Kharkiv since Russia invaded Ukraine in February.
A climate expert with the World Food Program says hunger is rising faster than at any other time in the 21st century.
UN and Amnesty International representatives are calling on the international community to hold all parties accountable.